Edaptive Computing, Inc.
1245-G Lyons Road
Dayton, OH 45458
Edaptive Computing Inc. has a job opportunity for a Technical Writer. The Technical Writer will be responsible for creating and writing various types of technical documentation, references, manuals, reports, proposals, etc. This position is also be responsible for the training program at Edaptive Computing Inc.
Full time with competitive benefits package
--Real 40 Hour work week.
--No nights or weekends.
--Friendly team environment.
--South Dayton location; close to I-675 and Dayton Mall.
BS Degree or equivalent.
A minimum of 5-10 years’ experience in developing technical software documentation. Consideration may be given to relevant professional level experience as an offset to the formal education requirement.
Primary Duties include:
Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
Edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other ECI personnel.
Confer with customers, vendors, development teams, and company leadership to establish technical specifications and to determine subject material to be developed for publication.
Assist with the preparation of reports, technical proposals, etc.
Plan, develop, and provide training and staff development programs, using knowledge of the effectiveness of methods such as classroom training, demonstrations, on-the-job training, meetings, conferences, and workshops.
Develop testing and evaluation procedures.
Confer with management to identify training needs based on projected process changes, technology changes, and other factors.
Develop and organize training materials, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials.
Analyze training needs to develop new training programs or modify and improve existing programs.
Conduct training classes.
Required Skills and Abilities:
Proficient writing and interpersonal skills are needed to gather information and communicate results of work to associates.
Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to be able to convey information appropriately for a variety of audiences.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Must have knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
Must demonstrate an attention to detail and the organizational skills to test, retest and record problems and ensure that they have been corrected.
Enhancing Skills and Abilities:
Experience selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Experience with software development related training.
Experience with standards like CMMI, ISO9000, and IEEE SW Standards is desirable.
Experience providing training in a classroom environment.
Submission Instructions (Non-complying submissions will not be considered):
Reference Technical Writer in all correspondence.
Eligibility for a Security Clearance is required.
Resumes must be 3 pages or less and provide description of how qualifying technologies were used. You may also submit a one page cover letter (optional but desired) stating your career objectives and how your qualifications and interest align with our requirements.
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If you are interested in being considered for employment at Edaptive Computing Inc., you need to apply on-line using our electronic application. If, due to a disability, you need assistance in completing the on-line application, contact the Edaptive's Human Resources Department at (937)433-0477. Please indicate the specific assistance needed. Note: This option is reserved for those with disabilities only.